Zabian Dowdell (born September 10, 1984) is an American professional basketball player who plays for Pistoia Basket 2000 of the Italian Lega Basket Serie A.
Born in Pahokee, Florida, he played basketball for his hometown's high school.
He played college basketball for the Virginia Tech Hokies from 2003 to 2007.
In his senior season he was named in the First-team All-ACC and the ACC All-Defensive team.
Following his graduation from college, Dowdell played professionally mainly in Europe, also having brief stints in the NBA and the NBA D-League.